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Matt Picht

Sr. Editor

Matt graduated from the University of Tulsa with an English degree, and he still can't believe he found a job this awesome with those credentials. When he's not scouring the web to bring you the best news possible, Matt enjoys reading and playing video games. His typical news beats are world news, tech stories and anything involving puns.

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Vitaly Churkin
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Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies At 64

Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster
U.S. Department of DefensePolitics

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster Is Trump's New National Security Adviser

A soldier on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border
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Pakistan Targets Militants, Closes Afghan Border After Terror Attack

Bill Gates
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Bill Gates Thinks Robots Should Pay Taxes Like The Rest Of Us

President Trump
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Trump Tears Into The Media During Hourlong Press Conference

Yahoo logo
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Yahoo Loses 'Only' $250 Million In Its Verizon Deal

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is sworn in
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Senate Confirms Steve Mnuchin, David Shulkin To Trump's Cabinet

A lab mouse
National Cancer InstituteSci/Health

Scientists Screw Up And Create Mice That Can't Form Coke Habit

Immigration officers make an arrest.
U.S. Immigration and Customs EnforcementU.S.

Nationwide Immigration Raids Led To 680 Arrests

Jerry Sandusky
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Jerry Sandusky's Son Is Facing Child Abuse Charges

Donald Trump at his inauguration
Getty Images / Jim BourgPolitics

Trump's First Weeks Prioritize Energy Over Environment

Shinzo Abe and Donald Trump shake hands
Getty ImagesPolitics

During Prime Minister's Visit, Trump Commits To Defending Japan

President Donald Trump
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Trump Needs A Solicitor General, And His First Pick Just Bailed On Him

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher
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GOP Rep. Says Macedonia 'Is Not A Country.' Macedonia Isn't Thrilled.

Navy Seals conduct a training exercise
U.S. NavyWorld

Yemen Wants The US To 'Reassess' Deadly Raid

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
Getty ImagesPolitics

Breaking Down Betsy DeVos' Ideas For US Schools

French presidential candidate François Fillon
François FillonWorld

French Presidential Hopeful Admits He Shouldn't Have Hired His Wife

James White of the Patriots celebrates after scoring a touchdown.
Getty ImagesSports

The Patriots Pulled Off The Best Super Bowl Comeback Ever

Tom Brady and his teammates celebrate on the field after their Super Bowl win.
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The Patriots Have Won Their 5th Super Bowl

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Tells Pence To Investigate Voter Registration

President Trump holds an executive order
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump's Immigration Ban Frozen In Seattle, Upheld In Boston

President Trump and a European Union flag
Getty ImagesWorld

America First, Europe Second: TV Comics Pitch Trump Their Countries

Manson follower Bruce Davis
California Department of CorrectionsU.S.

Manson Follower Bruce Davis Is Up For Parole (Again)

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Getty ImagesPolitics

Rex Tillerson Is Officially Secretary Of State

An ACLU promotion with the words "Join us. Fight back."

ACLU Enlists Y Combinator's Help To Spend Donation Windfall

President Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Brings His Campaign Promises To His Meeting With Pharma CEOs

Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who
BBC / "Doctor Who"Entertainment

Peter Capaldi Is Leaving 'Doctor Who'

Former President Barack Obama
Getty ImagesPolitics

Obama Tells Trump Protesters To Keep Protesting

President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Signs 2 New Executive Orders On Military, Refugees

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Teases Theresa May After Getting A Tough Question